Dr. Derick Gharibian DDS has dreamt of being a dentist since he was a child. In 2001, he made strides toward that dream, graduating from the University of Southern California, with a Doctorate in Dental Surgery.
Dr. Gharibian is a Fellow of International Congress of Oral Implantology and is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry and the American Association of Functional Orthodontics. He demonstrates a commitment to ongoing education through various trainings and seminars. He studied Advanced Concepts in Cosmetic Dentistry at the University of Southern California, School of Dentistry; completed a 24 Month Program in Orthodontics, Diagnosis, and Treatment with Fixed Straight Arch wire Appliance; achieved Invisalign and Noble Biocare Training; attended an Endopore Dental Implant System, Clinical Seminar, and Advanced Surgical Hands-on Seminar. Solving Challenges of Implant Dentistry; completed Surgical and Prosthetic Dental Implant Curriculum and Esthetic Implant Dentistry, as well as Key Concepts and Advanced Surgical Implant Techniques; attended the International Congress of Oral Implantology Mini Residency and the Advanced Implant Therapy Training on aesthetic Implants, as well as the Postgraduate Training on Craniomandibular Disorder and the Mini Residency in Institute of Advanced TMJ Studies.
All this training has given Dr. Gharibian a reputation for a gentle, comforting chair-side manner. Known for being conservative in his dental referrals and suggestions, patients trust him and his work.
When he is not in the office, Dr. Derick Gharibian likes to be active with his wife, two boys, and dogs. Their favorite activities include mountain biking, street biking, fishing, camping, and hiking. He also stays involved in the community by donating dental services and time to Care Harbor and Remote Area Medical.